At 11.23 +0200 2001-08-31, Peter Trifonov wrote:
>I think it would be useful to replace all constants appearing in various
>style files with symbolic names and store their values in separate files
>(e.g. stylename.val). This will significantly simplify style customization
>(and, probably, improve performance), since sometimes the only difference
>between style provided by standard LaTeX and one required by a particular
>document is e.g. size of space between chapter name and its first paragraph.
Using the template package (in
http://www.latex-project.org/code/experimental/template/ ) makes such
"parametrization" quite straightforward.